Many people dream of becoming their own boss but don't know where to start. An emerging franchise to consider is Avotoasty. The San Francisco-based breakfast and lunch franchise was founded in 2017 by Sofia Pinzon, a a native Colombian and Avocado-lover who believes that eating nourishing meals is a great form of self-care. After struggling with her relationship with food, focusing on diets and calories, Pinzon decided to make a mindset change that food should be enjoyed and made it her mission to bring great food to communities. In addition to avocado toast, Avotoasty's menu includes coffee, acai bowls, salad bowls, and more. Customers appreciate that there are options for any dietary lifestyle imaginable: vegetarian, vegan, keto, gluten-free and more. Customers also appreciate the brand's full coffee bar, as well as matcha, turmeric and beetroot lattes. The brand's partners include Sightglass Coffee, Starter Bakery, Nana Jones, and more. The ideal candidate is passionate about customer service and providing healthy options to communities.
To incentive veteran ownership, they are given 10% off the initial one-time franchise fee. In terms of the initial investment, it ranges between $147,850 - $478,485, which includes a $29,000 franchise fee. Royalty fees are 5% of total sales. Additional revenue streams for franchisees include catering, merchandise sales, and online orders. Franchisees have an initial training program that is broken down into 80 hours of on-the-job training and 40 hours of classroom training. This program covers a wide array of topics to help you run the business, including hiring, bookkeeping, marketing and advertising, food prep, and more. Support and training are ongoing.